Dentsu bags top stake in London digital talent firm

UK-Japan News July 2017

Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd. has taken a 90% stake in the London-headquartered digital talent management agency Gleam Futures for an undisclosed fee, Dentsu Inc. announced in a press release on 20 June.

Gleam Futures manages more than 40 influential figures on social media whose YouTube channels have a total subscriber count of more than 60mn. The firm also offers publishing, content production, branding and product launch services.

Gleam Futures will retain its name, and will pursue synergies with Dentsu Aegis’s content division The Story Lab.